Managing Director and Founder, Uncommon Cord Pty Ltd

Matthew Lazarus-Hall is the Managing Director and Founder of Uncommon Cord Pty Ltd, a dynamic innovative Australian consultancy focused on creating amazing interactions through extraordinary experiences in the world of big live celebrations.

Matthew is a dynamic entertainment executive with over 25 years in live entertainment. Matthew held the role of CEO of Chugg Entertainment for 12 years, Australia’s number one entertainment touring company.

Under Matthew’s leadership, Chugg was the fourth biggest promoter in the world in 2010. A well-respected individual, Matthew has promoted over 500 concerts and 100 Festivals and sold as a promoter over 25 million tickets. Matthew has developed two of Australia’s biggest festivals from the ground up, now both more than 10 years old.

Prior to Chugg, Matthew held highly successful leadership roles at Ticketek, Australia’s largest ticketing agency, where he was the Operations Director, overseeing marquee major events such as the Sydney Olympic Games, Rugby World Cup and many theatrical concerts.